Feds Award $3B for CA High-Speed Rail, and $3B for Vegas-to-LA HSR
"This show of support from the Biden-Harris Administration is a vote of confidence in today’s vision and comes at a critical turning point, providing the project new momentum.”
The Latest from California
COP28: Biden administration pledges to phase out coal plants, Exxon making its presence felt; Akchuly, renewables are a lot cheaper to build and maintain and forever; Decode oil industry greenwashing; More
A Strategic Plan for Future State Transportation Policy
The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) is currently creating its first strategic plan, and asking for input from the public.
New Questions Emerge over Caltrans Approval of $140M Highway Plan in Fresno County
An investigation by Fresnoland shows state agency ignored key impacts of an expansion of Highway 99 in south central Fresno.
Bay Area Transit Agencies Struggle to Define a Vision for the Future
Leaders plan to put a regional tax measure on the ballot, but first they need to show what those taxes would do for the Bay Area transit system
Active Towns: a Deep Dive into Bay Area Advocacy
Streetsblog San Francisco editor Roger Rudick and advocate Luke Bornheimer are guests on the latest "Active Towns" podcast with John Simmerman
The Real Reason Assaults Against Transit Workers Are On The Rise
Hint: it's not just because service has been slashed.
Valencia Merchants Stage Protest in Center-Running Bike Lane
Remember when this bike lane was pitched as being more acceptable for small business owners?
Puente Creek Bike Path Coming to La Puente, Valinda, and City of Industry
The Puente Creek Bikeway will provide a safe alternative to busy Amar Road between the area’s main north-south arterials, Hacienda Boulevard and Azusa Avenue.
Car Noise Pollution is Worse in Redlined Neighborhoods — And Not Just for Humans
Transportation noise pollution can wreak havoc on wildlife populations, too — and that can have a devastating effect on their human neighbors.
Oakland Mayor Makes New Promise About Safety
Mayor Thao Tweets "It's time to reach a critical juncture where tragedies don’t catalyze improvements." But when and how will we know if the city has really reached that point and is serious about safety for all road users?